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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797.
Vindication of the rights of woman.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2004
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|ISBN:||0141441259 9780141441252 0141018917 9780141018911|
|Description:||lxxx, 269 pages ; 20 cm.|
|Contents:||A Vindication of the Rights of Woman --
1. The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered --
2. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed --
3. The Same Subject Continued --
4. Observations on the State of Degradation to which Woman is Reduced by Various Causes --
5. Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt --
6. The Effect which an Early Association of Ideas Has upon the Character --
7. Modesty --
Comprehensively Considered, and Not as a Sexual Virtue --
8. Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputation --
9. Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society --
10. Parental Affection --
11. Duty to Parents --
12. On National Education --
13. Some Instances of the Folly which the Ignorance of Women Generates, with Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement that a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce.
|Series Title:||Penguin classics.|
|Responsibility:||Mary Wollstonecraft ; edited with an introduction and notes by Miriam Brody.|
"We hear [Mary Wollstonecraft's] voice and trace her influence even now among the living."